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Pharmacy
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Alberta Health Services
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ALB00118775 Requisition #
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Your Opportunity:

As a member of the Wetaskiwin Hospital and Care Centre Pharmacy Team, the Pharmacy Assistant will have the opportunity to work with Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacists working to their full scope of practice to provide high quality medication distribution services.

Description:

As a Pharmacy Assistant, you will be responsible for the packaging, distributing, shipping medications and the management and replenishment of medication inventory levels under the general supervision of Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians.

  • Classification: Pharmacy Assistant
  • Union: AUPE GSS
  • Department: Wetaskiwin HCC Pharmacy1
  • Primary Location: Wetaskiwin Hospital and Care C
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.00
  • Posting End Date: 17-SEP-2019
  • Employee Class: Casual/Relief
  • Date Available: 30-SEP-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
  • Shifts per cycle: Varies
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $21.62
  • Maximum Salary: $24.83
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Good organizational, problem solving and decision-making ability. Must display tact, courtesy and discretion. Must be accurate, reliable, precise, co-operative, able to demonstrate effective service attitude, and self-motivated. Must be able to work both independently and co-operatively in a team environment. Must be able to adapt to new technologies and changing workflow patterns. Familiarity with the operation of various office equipment, unit dose packaging equipment and pharmaceutical compounding equipment. Must be in good physical condition as some heavy lifting is involved.

Preferred Qualifications:

Formal education from a pharmacy related program preferred. Familiarity with pharmaceutical products. Experience with Windows-based computer applications. Basic knowledge of purchasing, receiving and inventory control of pharmaceuticals. Must be fluent in the English language (written and verbal). Must be able to type (40 words per minute desired). Excellent communication, interpersonal and time management skills. Must be able to follow oral and written instructions.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Important:

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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